For years, the trauma of the atomic bomb was hardly talked about in Japan. The H-bomb test at Bikini Atoll changed that.
The denigration of kitsch betrays a latent anti-Catholicism, one born from centuries of class and ethnic divisions.
"I'm Just Wild about Harry" originated with the songwriting team of Sissle and Blake and first appeared in the Broadway musical Shuffle Along.
By making what may have been unseen visible, trading cards have often provided an opening into larger conversations on race, gender, and representation.
Benjamin Christensen's Häxan was part documentary and part fantasy—and considered too disturbing for public viewing.
Like COVID-19, the 1918 influenza pandemic moved swiftly through the Navajo community, but firsthand accounts of the devastation are rare.